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    How can you matte your work? I can't find a good site that helps me through these steps,and right now I can't afford a book for it.

    Can someone PLEASE help me

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    matte papers and laminations? or just tell the printer you need a matte finish.

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    • #3
      you mean how do you mount your pieces for your portfolio?

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      • #4
        I mean..I have the frame and I want to put my photo's in. The part that surrounds the outside of the picture and gives it depth.

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        • #5
          You will need matte board and a matte cutter. two fairly expensive items, that if you do not have your work will end up looking crappy. And if you buy a cheep matte cutter your work will end up looking like pooooo!

          I would just take it somewhere and have it mounted or invest ($300-500) in a matte cutting system and learn to do it well, it will take some practice!

          good luck


          • #6

            dang that sucks. See in my high school the teacher thought us how to do it,but of course we were using the schools materials and equipment.

            I still would like to learn,but for now.....I think I'll take it some where else


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